This section was updated in October 2020.
The main terms of reference for the ICES Working Group for the Assessment of Demersal Stocks in the North Sea and Skagerrak (WGNSSK) were: to update, quality check and report relevant data for the working group, to update and audit the assessment and forecasts of thestocks, to produce a first draft of the advice on the fish stocks and to prepare planning for benchmarks in future years. Ecosystem changes have been analytically considered in the assessments for cod, haddock and whiting in the form of varying natural mortalities estimated by the ICES Working Group on Multi Species Assessment Methods (WGSAM).
Published under the auspices of the following ICES Steering Group or Committee
Published under the auspices of the following ICES Expert Group or Strategic InitiativeWGNSSK
SeriesICES Scientific Reports
Contributors (Editors)Raphaël Girardin; Tanja Miethe
Contributors (Authors)Anja Helene Alvestad; Jurgen Batsleer; Alan Baudron; Ewen D. Bell; Chun Chen; Harriet Cole; José A. A. De Oliveira; Jordan P. Feekings; Raphaël Girardin; Ghassen Halouani; Holger Haslob; Alexander Kempf; Alexandros Kokkalis; Tiago Veiga Malta; Carlos Mesquita; Tanja Miethe; Iago Mosqueira; Nikolai Nawri; Coby Needle; Anders Nielsen; J. Rasmus Nielsen; Alessandro Orio; Erik Olsen; Yves Reecht; Jon Egil Skjæraasen; Guldborg Søvik; Andreas Sundelöf; Jon Svendsen; Marc Taylor; Mats Ulmestrand; Wouter van Broekhoven; Lies Vansteenbrugge; Nicola Walker; Fabian Zimmermann
Recommended citationICES. 2020. Working Group on the Assessment of Demersal Stocks in the North Sea and Skagerrak (WGNSSK). ICES Scientific Reports, 2:61. http://doi.org/10.17895/ices.pub.6092